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From: "Sorted magAZine" <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 11:50:49 -0000
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"Sorted magAZine" <> wrote in message
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> "Renia" <> wrote in message
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> > >>
> > >
> > > Years were much shorter then because
> > > the Earth was nearer the Sun.
> >
> > I see. By how much shorter were the years, then?
>
> To play devil's advocate for a minute, why is everyone taking for granted
that
> "year" is the correct word?

<snip loads>
To go off on a tangent, there's an interesting piece on the new Alan Moore CD
about Adam and Eve which says that the story only makes sense if you see them
as single-sell lifeforms, which do multiply by the new one splitting off the
"side" of the original.

D.



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